Dr. David Litvak, MD

Dr. David Litvak, MD

Complex General Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. David Litvak, MD is a complex general surgical oncology specialist in Goodyear, AZ and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in complex general surgical oncology and general surgery.

14200 W Celebrate Life Way

Goodyear, AZ 85338

Contact Information

(623) 207-3000

Insurance Accepted

  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
more than 67% of peers
more than 67% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
more than 62% of peers

Dr. Litvak's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Litvak "An expert surgical oncologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center outside of Phoenix, Arizona, Dr. David Litvak is part of a multidisciplinary care team that provides patient-centered cancer care each day. He also serves as National Director of Surgical Oncology & Perioperative Services for Cancer Treatment Centers of America."

2  Specialties

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

41  Conditions Treated


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32  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Ablation
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Liver Resection, Partial
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Whipple Procedure


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of California, Davis-East Bay
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California, Davis-East Bay
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • John Wayne Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Litvak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Litvak's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Litvak to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Litvak's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

he was wonderful-it was many years ago he did my surgery. wonderful doctor and person.
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